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Scouting Yankees Prospect #24: Branden Pinder

Pinder was downright dominating at season's end

The Yankees drafted right-handed pitcher Branden Pinder in the 16th round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of Long Beach State. Proving to be a quick mover, he followed up his tremendous debut season with Staten Island in 2011 with another very good season in 2012 that concluded with a late-season promotion to Double-A.

Vital Statistics: Name: Branden Pinder Position: Pitcher DOB: January 26, 1989 Height: 6'3" Weight: 210 Bats: Right Throws: Right "It went pretty well," he said of his season. "In the beginning of the season my goal was to get called up to Double-A which I did so I accomplished that goal. "I had a rough couple of months and towards the end of the season I came back to do pretty well the...

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